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COURIER week in pictures: 5-15-15

  • Cancer survivors begin the celebratory first lap officially kicking off the annual Relay for Life charity walk on Saturday at Claremont High School. About 30 teams and 400 participants raised $45,000 for the American Cancer Society.

    Cancer survivors begin the celebratory first lap officially kick...

  • South Hills third base Clarissa Perez gets the last out of the game as she tags Claremont runner Camryn Texeira on Tuesday in Claremont. The Pack played a good defensive game until the sixth inning when the Huskies scored six runs to seal their 7-0 victor

    South Hills third base Clarissa Perez gets the last out of the g...

  • Claremont short stop Katie Kempton gets the force out on South Hills runner Marissa Reyes for the second out of the fifth inning on Tuesday in Claremont. There were few bright spots for Claremont during the afternoon which was there last home game.

    Claremont short stop Katie Kempton gets the force out on South H...

  • Senior Chloe Amarilla gets Claremont’s only hit, a singe, in the first inning of the Pack’s 7-0 loss to South Hills in Claremont.

    Senior Chloe Amarilla gets Claremont’s only hit, a singe, in t...

  • The incredible Andes spread out below Tom Bicksler as he nears the summit of Argentina’s Mount Aconcagua in 2013.

    The incredible Andes spread out below Tom Bicksler as he nears t...

  • Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconcagua in 2013, the tallest point in both South America and the Southern Hemisphere. In the photo he is at about 21,700 feet less than 100 vertical feet from the summit.

    Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconca...

  • Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconcagua in 2013, the tallest point in both South America and the Southern Hemisphere.

    Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconca...

  • The first the seven summits that Tom Bicksler’s conquered was Mount Kilimanjaro in October of 2012. In the photo he strikes the classic pose in front of the sign at the peak.

    The first the seven summits that Tom Bicksler’s conquered was ...

  • Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconcagua in 2013, the tallest point in both South America and the Southern Hemisphere.

    Claremont native Tom Bicksler climbed Argentina’s Mount Aconca...

  • Tom Bicksler left for Alaska this week to climb Mount McKinley the third peak in his endeavor to climb the highest mountains in the seven continents. Mr. Bicksler, who is a diabetic and has Crohn’s disease, has set up a website to chronicle his efforts.

    Tom Bicksler left for Alaska this week to climb Mount McKinley t...

  • Physical education teacher Debbie Foster demonstrates some of the upgraded features of the new RealCare dolls on Wednesday at El Roble Intermediate School. Computers inside the dolls record everything they go through, both negative and positive.

    Physical education teacher Debbie Foster demonstrates some of th...

  • Participants in El Roble’s Baby, Think it Over program, from left, Destiny Caldera, Charlotte Stradley, Morgan Hughes, Candace Coe, Carly McKay and Joseph Ramos pose with their Real Care dolls recently at the school.

    Participants in El Roble’s Baby, Think it Over program, from l...